Who am I? I’m Karen Kay, and I am a certified Fairyologist and Realm Reader. I am the Editor in Chief of FAE Magazine (Faeries and Enchantment). I am also the founder of the 3 Wishes Fairy Festival, the UK’s first and only major faerie festival with overnight camping, live music stages and faerie entertainment, a magical wonderland of enchantment! I also founded the first UK Faery Balls established in 2006. I am currently writing a book and working on a Fairy oracle card deck.
Faeries are very dear to me, as I see them as earth angels and guardian of our beautiful planet earth! I create events that convey a sense of the magic that awaits when you connect with the beautiful energy of the faerie realms. I am related to the poet Walter de la Mare, who is known for his fairy poetry.
I have organised events since 1994 and founded Love & Light Events, the divine platform for all my events, past, present, and future – including; Earth, Health & Mystic Fayres (Est. 1994), The Angel Conference (a one-off event in 1999), Faery, Angel & Healing Fayre (Est. 2003), The Green Man Midsummer Festival in Birmingham (a one-off event in 2005), The Faery Ball (Est 2006) and the 3 Wishes Faery Fest (Est 2007). I launched the Glastonbury Avalon Faery Ball and Avalon Faery Fayre in 2009, and I am also the founder of London’s first Faery Ball – The Urban Faery Ball . You may have noticed I LOVE faeries, angels, unicorns, mermaids, and all things mystical!
My journalistic experience and a Post Graduate Diploma in Broadcast Journalism has proved to be invaluable regarding my current and very exciting role as Editor in Chief for FAE Magazine (Faeries and Enchantment).
A guided fairy meditation ‘Connecting with the Faeries’ in the spring 2017 issue of FAE magazine.
A Fairy feature I wrote for Prediction Magazine back in 2008 with art courtesy of faerie artist, Brian Froud.
Fairy Fever article from 2008 http://www.guardian.co.uk/
Angel expert Doreen Virtue and I in Bristol UK
If you’d have told me back then that I would become the person I am today I would have never believed it! Here’s a little bit about my past!
Three authors who have deeply affected my life and helped me along my spiritual path are Louise Hay (You Can Heal Your Life), Doreen Virtue, and Shakti Gawain (Creative Visualization). I am so grateful for these wonderful and inspiring women who have dared to dream and are shining lights for others in this earthly realm.
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Singing has been my profession since the age of 15, and my musical career really took off when I auditioned to sing with The Spiders, I was then headhunted and invited to sing and play bass guitar with all girl punk/pop band, The Gymslips.
We released several records and recorded a John Peel Session for BBC Radio 1. I also worked as a session singer and sang backing vocals on the “Dreams come True” album by A Flock of Seagulls. I also sang with the group, Daughters of Gaia. I also performed a few times at the famous Marquee club in Wardour Street in London with The Gymslips and another band I was in called Webcore.
I appeared as an ‘extra’ in Hazel O’Connor’s Breaking Glass, and was an American punk rocker in the Sex Pistols film Sid & Nancy.
I was also the ‘punk postcard girl’ with spiky red hair, and those postcards are still on sale all around Europe even now! I wish I had a penny for every one sold!
In April 1986 I was the cover girl on the world famous biker magazine ‘Back Street Heroes‘
Back in 2000 I gained a Post Graduate Diploma in Broadcast Journalism, and have worked for the BBC and independent Radio stations as a Broadcast Journalist and News Editor. I was also the Cornwall Editor for Connect, an environmental magazine. I have my own column in South West Connections and have been writing for them for several years. I have been an event organiser for more than 22 years and founded Love & Light Events, the cosmic umbrella for my events including; Earth, Health & Mystic Fayres (Est. 1994) The Angel Conference (a one-off event in 1999), Faery, Angel & Healing Fayre (Est. 2003), The Faery Ball (Est 2006) and the 3 Wishes Faery Fest (Est 2007). You may have noticed I LOVE faeries, angels and all things mystical!